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the mass shootings. edward lawrence has the very latest tonight for "wjz." >> reporter: crowds packed the lone star gun show in fort texas as the gun control debate heats up. some say this is in the wake of the connecticut school shooting. >> i'm 100% for gun control, if someone would coming with gun control that makes sense and make makes a difference. but there is no such thing >> reporter: the organization is getting hammered for the proposal to put armed guards in schools. >> if it's crazy to call for putting police in our securing our schools to protect our children, then call me crazy. i'll tell you what, the american people think it's crazy not to do it. >> reporter: new york senator chuck schumer said nothing should be taken off the table when talking about gun control. >> trying to prevent shootings in schools is like talking about trying to prevent lung cancer without talking about cigarettes. >> reporter: kay daley hutchinson is a gun supporter >> i think we ought to be looking at where the real danger is, the large clips, i think it
nationwide. edward lawrence is in washington. edward, good morning. >> reporter: these were vicious, fast-moving storms that ripped across the south. in addition to the deaths, the work crews in the south are working to restore the power in at least five states because of the tornadoes and the blizzard conditions in the midwest. >> reporter: a christmas day tornado tore three mobile, alabama. >> there it is. >> joe michael love pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church and homes and his son's high school. >> the van is almost destroyed. the fieldhouse is gone. just all the portable buildings for classrooms are gone. >> reporter: here in houston, texas, the tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis lowe and her husband couldn't get away in time. >> we tried to leave at first but could't because the truck was off the ground, and it wouldn't go. finally, it touched the ground, and we took off. >> reporter: damage from a tornado in pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide. eight people were taken to the hospital. te
through 30 states dumping snow, sleet and spawning dozens of tornadoes. edward lawrence has the latest. >> reporter: the northeast is dig out from a giant storm that dumped more than a foot of snow in some places. >> it's the heaviest snow i can remember. it's shutting the machine down every time of you give it a little push. the ice just clogs it up. >> reporter: the storm started in california last weekend and crossed the country creating blizzards in the midwest and south. several people died in traffic accidents. and the roads remain dangerous for holiday travelers heading home. in arkansas, this man needed a tow after sliding into a ditch. >> going about 55 or 60 and i hit like a chunk of ice or something. >> reporter: the weather caused thousands of flight cancellations this week. and more delays are expected in the northern part of the country today. one family is trying to get to miami and keeping an eye on their flight. >> we are delayed a bit. hopefully we'll get out of here. i'm fine with an hour delay. just, you know, trying to at least make it out some point today. >> rep
is winding down her time as secretary of state. she is scheduled to step down next month. edward lawrence for c. b. c. news new york. >> >>> a grueling schedule for secretary of state. >> in less than 24 hours everyone's taxes will go up unless congress can manage to stifle the deal. reporter shows us after negotiations on capitol hill, there is still no agreement. >>> members of congress left meetings in capitol hill sunday without a deal. the so-called fiscal cliff. >> there is still significant distance between the 2 sides but negotiations continue. >> if republicans and democrats can't strike a deal, tax rates will go up for all americans and automatic tax cuts will kick in and millions will lose unemployment benefits. i want this done. >> they withdrew the proposal but cut the deficit by slowing social security. there is some movement as both sides try compromise about which americans start paying tax rates. >> republicans don't want to see new revenues, in other words democrat tax increase being used for new spending. >> in unusual move republicans called for a no. 2 democrat, biden
was 78 years old. teresa 135 homes and businesses remain without power. edward lawrence reporting. >> reporter: snow blowers and plows are pushing through a foot of snow in the upstate new york. the icy snow is a challenge for those who only have a shovel. >> it's been brutal. >> reporter: the storm drops several inches in the northeast and new england making it hard to get out and get around. streets are a problem in west virginia and maryland. this woman skit off the road and hit a mailbox. >> we just lost control. yeah, pretty scary. >> reporter: the weather is part of the same mass av system that crossed the country this week dumping snow from the west coast to the east coast and creating powerful tornadoes in the south. bad weather continues to delay flights in the northeast. that's bad news for holiday travelers trying to head home. brendan frank lip came home for christmas and is waiting to fly back to arizona. >> mercifully it's so far, so good. >> bob akard is from tampa, florida. he spent the holidays with his parents in rochester, new york. he's hoping to get to the air
in many parts of new england. edward lawrence for cbs news, washington. >>> a messy commute in the sierra, whether people wanted to ski or visit family, they all got stuck in bumper to bumper traffic yesterday up to 4 hours. anyone without four-wheel drive had to put on chains. >> knew we were going to have to do this so -- and we may have to do it two or three
tornadoes were spotted in states across the south. cbs news reporter edward lawrence has details on the damage and where the storm is headed next. >> two funnels on the ground. >> reporter: a christmas day tornado tore through mobile, alabama. >> there it is! >> reporter: joe michael love pulled out his cell phone to record the twister while miles away it destroyed a church and homes and his son's high school. >> the band room and fieldhouse are destroyed. all the portable buildings for classrooms are gone. >> reporter: near houston, texas the tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis couldn't get away in time. >> we tried to get away. the truck was off the ground and it wouldn't go. finally we took off. >> reporter: damage from pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide. 8 people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when the twister hit. >> they hunkered down in the laundry room. >> reporter: further north a snowstorm is the problem. snow and ice covered the roads in oklahoma. >> i got my chains on. i'm pr
about it. >> no, on the christmas break. edward lawrence is in washington, d.c. this morning with more on what lies ahead in the days to come. so edward i guess we won't really see any action until at least thursday? is that right? >> reporter: yeah we won't see action until thursday because the senate doesn't get back into session until thursday at the moment the capitol is deserved. so is the white house, as you know president obama is in hawaii on his annual vacation. that he has every year here. now he spent christmas eve playing golf and working out at a local marine base out there. he also has another golf round planned again for today. the talks between the president and the house have broken down on this fiscal cliff there are to try and avoid the deadline that's coming up. on thursday when the senate comes back into session most of the house of representatives will also be back and the president is going to work if hawaii to try and get -- from hawaii to try and get everybody to work together but at this point it seems like the deadline is just looming. >> we've been talking a
in america got bad grades in a new crash tests and as edward lawrence reports this morning family cars earn higher marks in crash safety than most luxury sedans in the study. >> reporter: megan lynch's job keeps her on the road. she thought a 2012 prius would be a good investment. >> i was told i would get close to 50 miles a gallon, which would be great going back and forth. >> reporter: but she never thought the prius v would be among the worst performers in a crash test. the institute put 18 mid size family cars through the test, simulating what happens when only the front corner of a car hits another vehicle or object. the institute says one quarter of serious injuries is and deaths in frontal crashes occur in these overall impacts. the survival rate for the driver in the prius v was found to be severely compromised. the side air bag also deployed too late. the country's top-selling mid size car the toyota cam are also got a poor rating. the wheel was shoved into the well on impact. the honda accord and suzuki got good ratings. the institute says 13 of the mid size cars in the test grou
: tomorrow, there could be up to a foot of snow in many parts of new england. edward lawrence for cbs news, washington. >> airlines have already canceled 5,000 flights this week because of the weather. even more cancellations are expected over the next couple of days. there are already significant delays this morning at indianapolis and dayton, ohio. the nation's airports are expected to be busy once again today as people start heading home after their christmas gatherings. it's wise to check your airline first to check flight status. >>> heavy rain meant worries for people on the peninsula preparing for more flooding along the san fransesquito creek. crews from the city and california conservation corps spent a lot of christmas stacking sandbags on the levee to keep the creek out of gardens neighborhood. there's already been some flooding from ver buena verbena drive to areas in the neighborhood. it made for a less than happy christmas. >> kids didn't wake up in the morning thinking they have to help their parents clean up the yards and cars. >> people were evacuated from one unsafe home
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